Go On
2012
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Season 1

Season 1

1. Pilot

Aug 8, 2012
Matthew Perry ("Friends," "Mr. Sunshine") stars as Ryan King, a recent widower and sports talk radio host ready to get back to work after the loss of his wife. Ryan's alpha-male boss, Stephen (John Cho, "Star Trek," "Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle"), has a different plan in store for Ryan, making him attend grief counseling before returning to the air. A reluctant Ryan finds himself in a support group for "life change" where he meets an oddball cast of characters, all with their own backstories filled with varying degrees of loss. On his very first visit, Ryan convinces the group to deviate from their normal session and starts a tournament-style competition (March Sadness!) to find out whose story is the worst. Ryan's total lack of interest in "the healing process" proves distracting, and he soon butts heads with the by-the-books group leader, Lauren, played by Tony Award-winner Laura Benanti ("The Playboy Club"). Back at work, Ryan is confronted with the fact that he hasn't really processed his grief and realizes Lauren and the other members of the group might be key in helping him move on. Also starring are Tony Award winner Julie White ("Transformers") as Anne, Tyler James Williams ("Everybody Hates Chris") as Owen, Suzy Nakamura ("Dodgeball") as Yolanda, and Brett Gelman as Mr.K ("30 Minutes or Less").

2. He Got Game, She Got Cats

Sep 11, 2012
Ryan comes to grips that he doesn't have Janie around to cook or shop for him anymore. The group discovers that Lauren caves under pressure when taking tests and decides to help her study for her grad school entrance exam. Meanwhile, Steven has broken up with his girlfriend and enlists Ryan to be his wingman to go out on the town.

3. There's No "Ryan" in Team

Sep 18, 2012
Ryan struggles to keep the group and his "real life" separate, but comes to learn he'll get better faster if he really lets them in. Meanwhile, Steven wants to be there for Ryan and help him overcome his loss, but his efforts to do so are awkward and comical.

4. Bench-Clearing Brawl

Sep 25, 2012
Ryan is thrilled to be accepted into Jeremy Roenick's hockey game - a game he has been trying to play in for ten years. Unbeknownst to Ryan, he's been invited out of sympathy. Meanwhile, the group creates collages in an exercise that Ryan blows off, and Anne, hesitant on attending a lesbian wedding agrees to bring Ryan as her plus one.

5. Do You Believe In Ghosts...Yes!

Oct 2, 2012
Ryan comes to grips that he doesn't have Janie around to cook or shop for him anymore. The group discovers that Lauren caves under pressure when taking tests and decides to help her study for her real estate certification exam. Meanwhile, Steven has broken up with his girlfriend and enlists Ryan to be his wingman to go out on the town.

6. Big League Chew

Oct 9, 2012
Ryan manifests a textbook symptom of the grieving process - compulsive eating - but he rejects the notion that he is a "grief cliché." After meeting the man in Lauren's life, Ryan offers unsolicited advice in getting them to the next stage of their relationship. Meanwhile, Ryan tries to snap Danny out of his robust fantasy life.

7. Any Given Birthday

Oct 23, 2012
Ryan has never liked celebrating his birthday, but when the group plans a scavenger hunt for him, he reluctantly plays along. Meanwhile, Ryan agrees to let Sonia look after Steven after he's undergone a colonoscopy, and Mr. K and Anne bond over their passion for musicals.

8. Videogame, Set, Match

Nov 13, 2012
Though Ryan is reluctant to take Owen under his wing, he begins to realize Owen may need a big brother figure in his life. Meanwhile, Yolanda decides she's ready to graduate from the group and Steven hires a new K-Bal Girl.

9. Dinner Takes All

Nov 20, 2012
When Amy pays a visit to her old college friends Ryan and Steven, the guys unexpectedly begin to compete for her affection. Meanwhile, Ryan invites the support group to the K-Bal offices for Thanksgiving, Lauren's qualifications are tested by Owen's mom and Anne's kids meet Ryan for the first time.

10. Back, Back, Back...It's Gone!

Nov 27, 2012
When Ryan decides it's time to start dating again, Misty May-Treanor offers to help and invites him to play in a game of beach volleyball with her friends. Elsewhere, George outlives his doctors' predicted life expectancy for him and is ready to celebrate and Danny develops feelings for Sonia.

11. The World Ain't Over 'Til It's Over

Dec 4, 2012
When the group settles on a date for their holiday party, it happens to fall on what Mr. K (Brett Gelman) believes will be the end of the world. Ryan (Matthew Perry) invites Anne (Julie White) along on his annual trip to wine country with Steven (John Cho) and Lauren (Laura Benanti) worries her boyfriend is ready to pop the question.Tyler James Williams and Suzy Nakamura also star.

12. Win At All Costas

Jan 8, 2013
Ryan receives an invitation from Bob Costas, his hero, to take part on his new TV show while Fausta invites everyone in the group to her niece's Quincenierra - everyone except Anne. Meanwhile, after completing a major project at work, Mr. K searches to find a new way to contribute and make a difference.

13. Gooooaaaallll Doll!

Jan 15, 2013
Despite Carrie's warning, Ryan wants to get his first date out of the way and asks Carrie's flaky friend, but not without a little competition from Shaun White. Meanwhile, Yolanda starts a new job at the hospital where Sonia works and tries to reinvent herself.

14. Comeback Player Of The Year

Jan 22, 2013
Ryan fears the group chemistry will change and feels threatened by the return of the very popular and beautiful former group member, Simone who tries to force the group to choose between her and Ryan. Meanwhile Steven and Mr. K buddy bond and along with Terrell Owens, teach Ryan a lesson. Anne prevents Danny from being taken to the cleaners in his divorce.

15. Pass Interference

Jan 29, 2013
Despite Lauren's (Laura Benanti) warning to Ryan (Matthew Perry) of no dating among group members, he continues to pursue Simone (Piper Perabo) but each time things heat up with them, Janie's (Christine Woods) ghost appears, throwing Ryan off his game. The group helps Ryan deal with the guilt he feels as he starts dating again. Meanwhile Anne, (Julie White) Yolanda, (Suzy Nakamura) Sonia, (Sarah Baker)and Fausta (Tonita Castro) decide to buy Lauren a wedding dress and use Owen (Tyler James Williams) as a body double.

16. Go Deep

Feb 19, 2013
Ryan's prideful indignation over having to read a live commercial for a male enhancement product causes him to stage a walkout, only to be replaced by Terrell Owens whom he just hired as a temporary assistant. Lauren obsesses over a single low group evaluation score and solicits help from George to find out who gave her the poor rating. Meanwhile Simone invites Ryan to a meditation center where he does everything but calm himself. And in group, it's Anne who helps put Ryan back on track with the truth.

17. Ring and a Miss

Feb 26, 2013
When Simone tells Ryan not to wear his wedding ring, he can't seem to get rid of it no matter how hard he tries. That doesn't stop him from asking Simone to move in with him, spurred on by an encounter with his sad, middle-aged bachelor friend, Hughie. Meanwhile Anne, desperate for a babysitter, reluctantly accepts Mr. K's offer to fill the job and as a result she grows closer to her kids.

18. Double Down

Mar 5, 2013
Ryan, still pained from the breakup with Simone, backslides into his old gambling habit, though sternly warned by Lauren to steer clear. But when he receives the life insurance check for his deceased wife, it's more than he can bear and he starts making bets on anything and everything. Meanwhile Anne meets a stunning, young bookstore clerk, Brittney, who turns out to be all beauty and no brains. Lauren comes to Ryan's rescue by fleecing him at poker and in the aftermath, Ryan bonds with Anne over their respective lost loves.

19. Go For The Gold Watch

Mar 19, 2013
Ryan's (Matthew Perry) show is rated #1 but even this new, exalted status does not provide the personal happiness he wants in his life. Lauren (Laura Benanti) explains that happiness comes from within and real joy can only be found by helping others. Ryan attempts to achieve inner happiness by helping Danny (Seth Morris) hook up with Sonia (Sarah Baker) but she fancies the stranger, Carlo (Ben Falcone) instead. Meanwhile Owen (Tyler James Williams) and Anne (Julie White) snoop around the house of the strange Mr. K (Brett Gelman) only to leave more disturbed than when they arrived.

20. Matchup Problems

Mar 26, 2013
Anne (Julie White) offers to set up Ryan (Matthew Perry) with a new acquaintance, Talia (Courteney Cox), a recent widow struggling to find her emotional direction. When the three go out together, Talia ends up heavily flirting with them both. Meanwhile Lauren (Laura Benanti) accidentally attracts a man away from Yolanda (Suzy Nakmura) who has gone on an Asian singles cruise to find a man for herself.

21. Fast Breakup

Apr 4, 2013
Ryan (Matthew Perry) finds a new rival in the K-Ball Mascot. Also, Ryan is unsure how to handle a flirty, drunk-dial call from his secretary Carrie (Allison Miller). In a strange role reversal, Ryan becomes counselor to Lauren (Laure Benanti) in her confused love life while the group prepares a bachelorette party that will never be.

22. Urn-ed Run

Apr 11, 2013
Worried that his career is in shambles, Ryan (Matthew Perry) travels to New York with Steven (John Cho) to interview as host of a national show, set up for him by Anne (Julie White). Meanwhile, the group grumbles they're getting nothing out of their sessions and blame Lauren (Laura Benanti) to such an extent that Yolanda (Suzy Nakamura) and Sonia (Sarah Baker) make up a big problem for her to fix. When both plans crash, the group finds renewed strength from their failures.

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